COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 28: Shawn Hunwick #31 of the Columbus Blue Jackets stretches prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings on March 28, 2012 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Hunwick was signed to a one day amateur try-out contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4